Set Her Free

Project Goal: Provide 20 sewing machines ($2,000), mattresses/bedding for 40 girls ($2,114) and sanitary pad material for 500 girls ($5,971)

Purpose/Benefit: Set Her Free equips Uganda’s most vulnerable young women with the knowledge and skills that they need to lead self-determined lives, forever breaking the cycle of poverty. The organization provides rehabilitative and health services, as well as formal education and vocational training, in order to address multiple common challenges that threaten to derail the lives of young girls and women in Uganda. The program boards 40 girls during a six- month vocational training course, where they learn to make reusable sanitary pads and how to tailor as a trade. Sewing machines, sanitary pad material and is in need of mattresses, bedding, nets, and pillows for the dorms.